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AMD's Ryzen 6000 mobile series, codenamed Rembrandt, offer solid performance and strong efficiency along with great integrated graphics. They do fall behind Intel's latest in both single- and multi-core performance, but that's why AMD isn't standing still. The company's already announced its next-generation mobile... Read more...
Microsoft's bid to buy Activision-Blizzard Entertainment has faced a tough road and the tech giant believes it is about to get harder. The company is already facing opposition from the European Commission and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). As soon as Microsoft announced its intent to buy Activision-Blizzard... Read more...
We recently reported that the first consumer PCIe Gen 5 SSD had hit retail, in Japan, in the shape of the CFD Gaming PG5NFZ Series. Now, eminent Twitter PC hardware leaker momomo_us has acquired one of these impressive 10GB/s devices. The Tweet text translates to ‘Gun gun gun gun’ which in Japanese is a way of saying... Read more...
A federal judge for the Northern District of California has dismissed an amended complaint against Nintendo of America alleging that a Joy-Con drift issue has grown worse over time, to the point where Switch "consoles became unusable." The dismissal doesn't mean the drift issue doesn't exist, and instead the judge... Read more...
The most recent fully featured sequel in the popular fighting franchise, Tekken 7, was released almost eight years ago. In the interim, there have been a few updated versions, such as Tekken Mobile (2017), Tekken7: Rematch (2018), and Tekken 7: Definitive Edition (2021). There was even a Pokémon variation called... Read more...
A curious phenomenon where a massive filament of solar plasma broke off the sun's surface and is circling its north pole like a vortex has scientists both puzzled and excited. The images of the occurrence were captured by the Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) earlier this year. It is not unusual for scientists to... Read more...
For gamers living in the UK, recently ended auctions on eBay reveal that you can score in the range of around £175 to £250 for a GeForce GTX 1080 Ti. However, you could skip the hassle and fees of an auction and trade it into to ASUS and receive £130 in cash back when also buying a GeForce RTX 40 series graphics card... Read more...
Intel is expanding its 13th Gen Core processor lineup with a couple of new desktop CPU additions, those being the Core i7-13790F and Core i5-13490F. While neither chip has been formally introduced, both SKUs do show up in an official Intel document. They've also been spotted at retail, with at least one of them... Read more...
Well, we're in the final week before Super Bowl LVII, and a new TV is the last thing you need to get your party ready. Lucky for you, a good number of TVs are on sale at prices up to 55% off. Check out what we've found to improve the display in your living rooms! Samsung has been a top dog among display... Read more...
We have been talking about Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision-Blizzard for over a year now, and the company has nothing to show for it. Thanks to a number of roadblocks, including pushback from several companies and countries alike, the deal that was expected to close this fiscal year is going up against even more... Read more...
More official gameplay trailers have been released ahead of the release of Hogwarts Legacy, and the world looks magical. Hogwarts Legacy is set to be released on February 10, with those who pre-order the Deluxe Edition being given a 72-hour head start. Hogwarts Legacy is a highly anticipated game being developed by... Read more...
For sure, the GeForce RTX 4090, RTX 4080, and RTX 4070 Ti are cool graphics cards, but the value proposition as well as the way the specifications are trending have left some folks wondering what lower-end Ada Lovelace-based GeForce GPUs will look like. Well, we may have our first peek at an upcoming desktop GeForce... Read more...
Google CEO Sundar Pichai made it clear to investors, during Alphabet's Q4 2022 earnings call, that the tech giant is still an AI-first company. Pichai outlined how Google will "unlock" the potential of AI, including a hint that the technology will be coming to Google Search platforms sometime this year. Shortly... Read more...
We're only a week and a day from Super Bowl Sunday! Maybe you already grabbed yourself a new TV, but are still thinking you might want to step up the audio game. Well, we've searched for the best deals on soundbars so you can enjoy the sounds of players hitting on the field and musical hits during the halftime... Read more...
Valentine’s Day is coming up quickly, and perhaps your sweetheart needs a sweet new laptop for work, school, or play. Thankfully, Amazon has some pretty good deals going right now for a variety of different laptops, or an iPad if you so desire. At the top of the lover’s lineup today, we have the Lenovo 2022 Ideapad... Read more...
Astronomers have detected a one-in-ten-billion binary star system that will one day form a kilonova. The star system was found utilizing the SMARTS 1.5-meter Telescope located in Chile. A group of astronomers at the National Science Foundation's NOIRLab announced on January 31, 2023, that they had discovered the... Read more...
Enthusiasts who've been around for a little bit will recall that before Arc existed as a brand, all of Intel's talk around its graphics hardware was about Xe, the core architecture for the Arc brand. Xe was actually split into no less than four separate architectures: Xe-LP, Xe-HP, Xe-HPG, and Xe-HPC, all targeted at... Read more...
Last year saw a rise in threat actors abusing Microsoft Office macros to infect their victims’ systems with malware, prompting Microsoft to block macros embedded in documents downloaded from the internet. In response, threat actors have had to pivot to alternative malware distribution and infection methods, including... Read more...
At CES 2023, AMD finally unveiled its "Phoenix" family of what would have once been called "Accelerated Processing Units." Sporting up to eight Zen 4 CPU cores, six RDNA 3 workgroup processors, and a special XDNA AI engine all in a monolithic 4nm die, these chips have high potential to be awesome for laptops and SFF... Read more...
We have all been victims of that horrible time when you have to uninstall your favorite games to play the shiny new title. It often hurts, but it is a necessary evil, considering modern games are requiring ever more storage. For example, ARK: Survival Evolved without any modifications fills almost 140GB. That's why... Read more...
Apple was slow to get into the smart speaker market, but it did so in a traditional Apple fashion in 2018 with the release of the HomePod. This $350 speaker never sold very well, and the company canned it in 2021, leaving just the HomePod Mini in its smart speaker lineup. Last month, it unexpectedly announced a return... Read more...
AMD’s unreleased Ryzen 7 7845HX laptop processor has appeared in PassMark’s laptop CPU performance charts. The Dragon Range processor, which mixes Zen 4 CPU cores and RDNA 2 graphics, hasn’t quietly slipped into the PassMark rankings, it boldly sits right at the top of the chart with a score of 46,791. To put some... Read more...
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